A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Indios in Puerto Rico. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 20:35:15 / May 5, 2020 @ 8:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:35:15 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020126028. Unique identifier: pr2020126028. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8335 West, latitude 17.933 North, depth = 12 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Guayama, Cidra.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Indios, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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